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Case Number: 6:23-cr-00283
Court: United States District Court for the District of South Carolina (Richland County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Columbia
Description: Columbia, South Carolina criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with medicaid fraud.
Bourret, through her company Agapi Behavior Consultants, billed Medicaid for services to treat Autism Spectrum Disorder that were either not rendered and/or a portion of the services billed to Medicaid were not provided.
Stamatina Bourret a/k/a Nina Bourret, 41, of Greenville, South Carolina, faces a maximum penalty of ten years on each count on a 21-count indictment for health care fraud.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and the South Carolina Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Assistant U.S. Attorney Amy Bower is prosecuting the case.
U.S. Attorney Adair F. Boroughs stated that all charges in the indictment are merely accusations and that defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
18:1347 HEALTH CARE FRAUD; 18:2 AID AND ABET; FORFEITURE
Outcome: An indictment is not proof of guilt.